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for moving the team to baltimore in 1996. the ravens won the super bowl in 2000. he sold the ravens in 2004. news 4 melissa mollet is in baltimore and will have more on modell's passing at 11:30. >>> fairfax county schools may change how they discipline students. the disciplinary policy. news 4 megan mcgrath has more now from fairfax. >> good morning. every student in the fairfax county public school system is bound by the rules and policies of the rights and responsibilities manual. but that manual is quite large. it's over 40 pages. and it's actually in the process of being updated and changed. that process, however, has not been without controversy. some parents have called for a reworking of the discipline rules and they want input into that process. well, later tonight, the school board will vote on the makeup of a 29-person committee that will look at the policies and then offer recommendations to the school board. now, the committee is to be made up of administrators, educators and parents, but some are concerned that the committee is too heavily weighed towards staff members. and th
brought the nfl back to baltimore is fighting for his life this morning. art modell is reportedly gravely ill at johns hopkins university hospital. modell gained attention in 1996 when he decided to move the cleveland browns to baltimore and eventually sold all but 1% of the ravens. the ravens team spokesman did not know modell's condition, but a cleveland television system is reporting that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> the georgetown man suspected of killing his wife is competent to stand trial. psychiatrists at st. elizabeth's hospital say 48-year-old albricht muth has stopped eating but is competent enough to understand the charges. he is accused of killing viola drath last year and his trial is set for october. >>> a 12-year-old boy charged with second-degree murder will have to wait until october to learn his fate. he offered a plea to involuntary manslaughter charges in court. an alfred plea does not admit guilt but does concede there is enough evidence to convict. the boy's accused of beating his 2-year-old foster sister to death in july. the court will determine
, still wet. that rain going into baltimore and areas up around i-83. seeing the showers dwindle and dry up just off to the south and west. throughout the day today, getting warm scattered showers and embedded heavier rains around the area. the moisture that's in the air right now, it's got big potential. it could rain somewhere around one to two inches per hour. so when we get those downpours around the area we could see some isolated flooding. 3:00 today, some storms possible, too, as we get into the evening hours here on tuesday and even for 8:00, 9:00, still a little wet with tomorrow morning, yeah, you guessed it, more of the showers around the area. front is coming in for wednesday. even by noontime, tomorrow we could see some heavier rain and some thunderstorms around the area. for the weekend, theed of the week, in fact, saturday and sunday, we're keeping our eye on this storm. it's leslie. a category 2 hurricane approaching bermuda could lead to some rough surf and some rip currents along the beachers for the weekend. your forecast, next three days looking wet. right now, friday
and questionable travel spending. >>> the man who brought the ravens to baltimore is in the hospital this morning. art modell is reportedly gravely ill at johns hopkins. modell's praised in maryland but vilified in cleveland after moving the browns to baltimore back in 1996. he eventually sold all but 1% of the ravens. the ravens team spokesman did not know modell's position, but a cleveland television station is reporting that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> a traffic alert now for drivers in northern virginia. a busy off-ramp in tysons corner will soon be back open. at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow, crews will reopen the ramp from southbound 123 to westbound route 7. drivers have been using a temporary ramp. the regular rp had been closed while a tunnel was being built for metro's silver line. >>> 5:06 now, 76 degrees. a neighborhood on alert. a man bruised and beaten is sharing his story. >>> and the airline known for low fares that's now on the way to our region. >>> plus, hot and sticky weather. is relief on the way soon? storm team 4 meteorologist [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your
the baltimore beltway and capitol beltway and as you continue to d.c., 295, no issues to report. over to 395, nice and clear as well. live look at washington boulevard. hardly any volume at all. nice and clear as you make your way across the 14th street bridge and hamilton district. back in ten with another look at your traffic. >> thank you, danella. >>> 5:12. putting nasa's latest scecraft to the test in virginia. >>> also ahead, want to see the health benefits from drinking wine? it's time to change what you it's time to change what you buy. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for... question seven this november. vote for question seven. and help build a better future for maryland. >>> 5:15. developing this morning in maryland. hooker
york. >> who doesn't? >>> thousands of fans get a chance to see them in baltimore. >> the second annual grand prix of baltimore. cars raised around the 75-lap, two-mile race and in the end ryan hunter took over the lead near the end of the race. he was able to pull away and take home that grand prix title. and i believe that someone in the house here was out there watch that race. >> yeah. with her head zipping back and forth. >> let's go to veronica. >> i think i took a picture of every single car except for the sun drop one that won. you f. you look hard, i still have my hand stamped. >> did you shower? i was going to say that. i showered twice and it's still there. they want to make sure when you go in and out, you're allowed in and out with your ticket paid. great time though. the weather held out for a good chunk of the race. the showers started coming in around lap 19, lap 20. it got kind of they. don't let the cloud cover scare you today. going the talk about showers and storms. like yesterday, it's going to be wet for the whole entire day. 76 right now. the wind and the southeas
. he's being investigated for similar crimes in prince george's, in howard and in baltimore counties. >>> an e-mail sent to employees at a federal agency was meant to celebrate the hispanic culture, but instead it's interpreted as offensive. now the author of that message is apologizing. richard jordan has more. >> reporter: a famous marxist revolutionary pictured in an inner office mass e-mail, and a blast of online criticism. thursday a management analyst at the environment protection agency sent out the e-mail meant to highlight the hispanic culture for hispanic heritage month. but the e-mail titled hispanic news you can use seemed to be copied off a website called buzzle and what some consider stereotypes. it says, when hispanics are addressing someone with informal words, generally they are very fast, loud, and use a lot of body language gestures to convey their points. >> you can't judge a whole race of people based on actions of a lot of them. >> reporter: the e-mail also included this photo of avariousa, the ally to fidel castro in the cuban revolution, shown on a mural. but
. the smart ones always do. >>> a maryland lawmaker is reversing his call today for a baltimore raven to be forced to stop publicly supporting gai marriage. >> the player is brendan, part of an ad campaign calling for voters to approve same-sex unions. >> i support marriage, for gay and lesbian couples, who want to make a lifetime commitment to each other. people from all walks of life, including gay and lesbian couples, want their children to be in stable homes. >> maryland delegate emmett byrnes contacted the ravens saying the player should be ordered to stop his words of support. now byrnes has told the baltimore sun that he has first amendment rights and should be allowed to speak his mind. >>> a man with scissors sparked a scare for miley cyrus. the man showed up at the door of cyrus' home around 4:00 a.m. saturday. he claimed to be a friend of hers and began throwing himself against an outside wall and was trying to break into the house. he was arrested when officers saw him jump behind some bushes. cyrus wasn't home at the time. >>> actress kristen stewart said she will be tota
at perry hall high school in baltimore county last month. >>> firefighters in southern california are making progress battling a fire at angeles national park northeast of los angeles. the fire is now 24% contained. firefighters say because of the terrain and warm temperatures it could take another week before it's fully contained. the fire has burned 3600 acre in the san gabrielle mountains. no communities are threatened. the fire broke out on sunday near a camp ground forcing thousands to evacuate during the busy labor day weekend. >>> plans are in the works to change a small shopping center into an urban town center in chevy chase. developers have big plans for the chevy chase complex on connecticut avenue between jones bridge road and east west highway. they want to redevelop the land by adding apartment buildings, retail space and open space. the major redevelopment proposal is getting mixed reviews. >> we're really providing new community gathering spaces, a new park, new amenities, better dining and shopping options for them. >> any redevelop t it here that's happening is g
. >>> the man who brought the nfl back to baltimore is in the hospital this morning. a cleveland television station is reporting that art modell is gravely ill. modell gained national attention back in 1996 when he decided to move the cleveland browns to baltimore, where they changed their name to the ravens. he eventually sold all but 1% of the team. a ravens team spokesman says modell is at johns hopkins hospital but did not know his condition. >>> the nfl season is now under way. the redskins announced they'll be without starting safety brandon meriweather for the start of the season. he is out two to four weeks after he sprained his knee in practice. but you won't have to wait long to see robert griffin iii in action, just a few more days! fans caught a glimpse of what rg3 can do during his solid preseason games with two touchdowns and no interceptions, but there is no doubt he is feeling some butterflies for his first regular season game. >> everybody gets nervous. you know, everyone gets antsy, anxious, any word you want to use to put on that, it happens, but you do try to stay calm,
. >>> it was a wild race at the second annual grand prix of baltimore. the race featured some of the best drivers in the izod indhi qar series. ray hunter ray -- ryan hunter ray took over the lead at the last second. he was able to pull away and took home the title. >>> you only have one more chance to see steven strasburg on the mound in person this season. the nationals say the star pitcher will make just two more starts. he will pitch friday night at home against the marlins and september 12th in new york against the mets. the nats have been the talk of the baseball world in recent weeks because of their decision to shut down strassberg earlier this year. strassberg says he isn't paying attention to all the controversy. >>> no, i'm just focused on the next start. you know, that's all i can really focus on right now. but, you know, we're going to have to have, you know, sit down and talk here soon. >>> strassberg leads the national league in strikeouts. he pitched 156 1/3 innings. strassberg was the star yesterday clearly. he did not allow any runs and struck out nine hitters in sixth innings a
of carbon monoxide poisoning and called 911. the two adults and three children were taken to the baltimore hospital and they are all expected to be okay. >>> the potential for heavy rain this morning has residents in d.c.'s bloomingdale neighborhood bracing for more flash flooding. this was the scene sunday night. the street literally became a river and crews had to use a small boat to rescue a man from his car. flooding has become so common in the neighborhood that some homeowners are spending thousands of dollars to try to keep the water out. >> when water starts to overflow, it comes into the sump pump here and gets pumped out. >> you put a back flow preventer inside. >> d.c. water says the pipes in the area are too old and too small to handle the huge flow of water, but they are looking into short-term solutions. >>> 11:33 now. let's check in, once again, with storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson for the latest on our forecast. she's outside on our storm 4 weather deck. >> i'm sampling the air and i feel like a little stick moving through some high humidity. big difference, thou
decorated olympian there, there you see him, michael phelps from baltimore, was front row and center. katie laedecky brought classmates with her. the president saluted all the athletes' achievements. >> but most importantly, what you guys did was inspire us. you made us proud, and as president, you made me especially proud to see how you conducted yourself on a world stage. you could not have been better ambassadors and better representatives for the united states. and what we stand for. >> during the london games, team usa won 104 medals 46 of them gold. and a record 2.7 million spectators watched the paralympics games this year. >>> there is more to come on news4 at 4:00. a connection controversy. your old charger won't work with the newest iphone. we'll tell you how much money apple could make by forcing you to buy new accessories. >>> and the "today" show gets down gangnam style. david gregory's moves, after the break. >>> it was a cliff-hanger on the finale of "america's got talent" here on nbc last night. america fell in love with these dogs, their back flippi
the friendship. >>> breaking news at 7:26. just into our news room, the baltimore ravens confirming that the former owner art modell has died. the team said the 87-year-old died of natural causes. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. croften woods elementary school is closed today because it has now power. veronica has your forecast. >> looking at some rain out there, aaron. generally showers coming into fairfax county and prince william county and heavy a rain sliding out of eastern orange and culpeper. we're at 79 degrees right now and going up to a high today of 92. most of your rain should be before about 2:00, 3:00 today. aaron? >> thank you, veronica. traffic is next. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for...
football back to baltimore at the stadium he helped build. ravens are hosting a it yesterday from 11:00 to 1:00. his casket will be on the field and the lombardi trophy they won in 2001 will sit next to him. he died yesterday morning at the age of 87. >>> the first man to walk on the moon will buried at sea according to his wishes. neil armstrong died two weeks ago at the age of 82 due to complications from heart surgery. armstrong could have been buried at arlington national cemetery with full horn nors but chose a sea burial instead. it will take place off the coast of virginia, florida, california, hawaii, washington state. details are expected to be finalized in time for his public service yeks thursday at the national cathedral. >>> the mars rover is on the move. the satellite caught this image of the rover curiosity making its way along the martian surface. satellite also shows the rover's landing spot and some scorch marks from rockets that landed the rowe ver. it will spend the next two years on mars while exploring the crater. >>> today nasa will perform another test here. c
fire in the cafeteria at perry hall high school in baltimore county last month. >>> new at midday, jurors in the drew peterson murder trial have begun deliberations. the former chicago police officer is charged with first-degree murder in the 2004 drowning death of his third wife, kathleen savio. he's also suspected, not charged, though, in the 2007 disappearance of his fourth wife, stacy peterson. deliberations started just about an hour ago. >>> it may take another week before firefighters in southern california can contain a wildfire at the angeles national forest, just northeast of l.a. the fire is now 24% contained, but it has already burned at least 3,600 acres in the san gabriel mountains. no communities are threatened. that fire broke out sunday near a campground, forcing thousands of people to evacuate during the busy labor day weekend. >>> i want to get another check now with veronica johnson for the latest on our forecast. she's outside now, on the storm team 4 weather deck. how's it feeling out there now, j.v.? >> it feels a little bit better. there's a little bit of s
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